Meet the Team

Dedicated to Your Smile

Our team is dedicated to giving you the best smile and experience possible while you’re in our office.


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As our financial coordinator, Melissa has helped us provide perfect smiles without breaking the bank. She loves to find the right payment plan for each family’s budget and lifestyle, and she’s made a lot of great friends in the process.

Melissa loves to tell you about her son Josh, who is a boat captain in the Gulf of Mexico. She enjoys spending time in the gym, on the beach, catching fish, listening to live music, and snorkeling.

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Patient care is Laura’s top priority as an orthodontic assistant, and she makes sure each visit is a positive experience. Laura is always amazed to watch someone’s smile change and confidence grow. She started at Buttram Orthodontics in 2001.

She enjoys going to the beach, golfing, and saltwater fishing. She has been married to her husband kent for 29 years and they have 2 kids, Nick and Haley, and 4 grandchildren, Bryndon, Caiden, Cole and Brock.

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Kristina, who’s worked as a dental assistant since 1997, enjoys her job because she connects with patients every day. She loves seeing their joy when they reach the milestone of getting their braces off and is honored to have a role in such an important part of their life.

Kristina loves how friendly and outgoing our office is. When she’s not there, she’s home with her husband David, and her two dogs, Roxy and Natty. She can also be found at the beach, traveling, or anywhere outdoors.

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Stephanie has been our records coordinator since 2001 and takes X-rays and photos for new patients as well as initial records and impressions for appliances. She loves seeing all of our wonderful and interesting patients and getting to know their families and lives.

Outside of the office, Stephanie enjoys shopping, going to the beach, fishing, camping, and spending time with family and friends, and relaxing outside in the shade with a good book. She’s been married to her husband Anthony for 23 years, and they have two kids, Kayleigh and Kristian, and 2 grandchildren, Gavin and Baylor.

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Since starting as the New Patient Coordinator in 2005, Kayla helps to welcome all of our new patients into the system. She helps with all of the new patient exams and recalls, and works hard to make sure you’re comfortable during your first visit.

Her favorite part about Buttram Orthodontics is how each patient genuinely feels at home. She enjoys spending time with her husband Jesse and their daughter Carlee. In her spare time, Kayla loves to hunt, fish, and camp.

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Andrea has been a dedicated member of our team since 2018. She has a busy home with her husband Ryan, their son Ethan, 2 Great Danes, 2 cats, and 5 chickens. Andrea loves reading, movies, and anything Harry Potter.

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Devin has been with us at Buttram Orthodontics since 2016. She has a daughter named Aubree, and loves makeup, crafting, and memes.

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